The following collections are located on the Library's second floor.
Adult Graphic Novels
Comic book-style content, includes fiction, non-fiction, and anthologized work. Content in some may be suited for more mature readers.
Fiction and Non-Fiction books on CD, MP3, and Playaway.
Designed to be of interest to adult and young adult readers at a comparatively lower reading level with simple vocabulary and syntax, short chapters, a slim page count, and gripping storylines.
A mix of fiction and non-fiction books in original-language Spanish or translated into Spanish.
Novels organized alphabetically by authors' last names. Genres include but not limited to Mystery; Romance; Science Fiction; Fantasy; Christian Fiction; Historic Fiction; Horror; Western; Dystopian; Suspense.
The Great Courses
College-level courses on CD, DVD, and digital formats. For more information and to search the courses, visit The Great Courses.
Popular Fiction and some Non-Fiction printed in a larger font size to assist readers with low vision.
Oregon writers are featured within our collections with special local author spine stickers. You may even find authors from Oregon City and Clackamas County! Are you a local author looking to submit your book to the Library's collection? Visit our Local Author Submission form.
Movies & TV
This collection of DVDs and Blu-rays range from action, comedy, and drama to TV programs, documentaries, and foreign films.
This collection of compact discs ranges from popular, rock, R & B, and hip-hop to jazz, classical, and country.
Books on topics, including Computers, Information, and General Works; Philosophy and Psychology; Religion; Social Sciences; Language; Science; Technology; Arts; Music; Literature; History and Geography. Arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification.
All books of poetry by local, national, and international poets as well as books on the subject of poetry and poetry writing.
The Library has games for the following consoles: Nintendo DS, Switch, and Wii; Xbox One and 360; PS2, PS3, and PS4.
Self-published magazines or fanzines on various topics. Often printed and circulated by creator. Many local artists have contributed to this collection.
The following collections are located on the first floor of the Library.
Book Club Bundles
Perfect for book club organizers. Each bundle contains 6-10 copies of a title, which can be checked out for six weeks.
Because holds lists are long and waiting is not easy, we get extra copies of our most popular books and movies.
Following collections are located in the Library's Carnegie Building.
Non-fiction books on research and tracing family histories.
Library of Things
A Library of Things is a collection of items such as kitchenware, musical instruments, and games hosted at a library that library patrons can check out with their Libraries in Clackamas County (LINCC) library card.
For Reference only (these items are not available for check out). Focused on local history, the Oregon Collection contains mostly Non-Fiction books on Oregon City, Clackamas County, and the state of Oregon.
Microfilm / Microfiche
The Oregon City Library is home to digitized versions of older newspapers, as well as census, marriage, and divorce indexes. For the years covered, visit Oregon City Library Microfilm.
The Library subscribes to many magazines and several newspapers. Current issues are available for in-library reading. Back issues may be checked out.